Hyundai i30 Estate Wagon launched at Seoul Motor Show

Hyundai introduced the second version of its Euro designed i30 compact hatch at the Seoul Motor Show which runs from April 7 to 15. Measuring at 4.475 mm (176-inches) the i30 Estate Wagon is 230 mm (H9-inches) longer than the 5door hatch. Hyundai’s talk about European style makes you wonder what the i30 would have looked like if it were designed in Korea doesn’t it… Press Release and more images after the jump (click “Read More”).

PRESS RELEASE: Hyundai FD Estate Wagon

Following the unveiling last month of the i30 5-door hatchback at the Geneva Auto Show, Hyundai is proud to introduce an extension to the i30 family, the FD estate wagon which marks Hyundai’s long-awaited return to this popular and hotly contested segment in Europe. Like its 5-door hatchback sibling, the FD Estate Wagon was styled at the European Design Center in Russelsheim ensuring that is perfectly in tune with continental tastes.

Thoughtful design touches include projection headlamps, a USB port for connecting portable music players, a smart folding key system for convenient access to the vehicle, a built-in roof rack for maximum cargo-carrying utility and repeater lamps built into the side view mirrors housings.


FD Estate Wagon (5-door i30 Hatchback)

Length 4,475 mm (+230)

Width 1,775 mm

Height 1,530 mm (+50)

Wheelbase 2,700 mm(+90)

Tires 205/55 R 16

Powertrain FWD 1.6-liter DOHC Gamma inline 4-cylinder 1.6-liter U CRDi with Variable Geometry Turbo

Technorati: Hyundai+i30+Estate, Seoul+Motor+Show, auto+news, car+news, automobile, cars, automotive, vehicles, Carscoop, blogs, 2007, pictures, images

2020 Genesis G90 Vs. 2019 Mercedes S-Class: Underdog Takes On Top Dog

The 2020 G90 is fantastic value for money, but is it good enough to take on the luxury segment’s benchmark?.

Here’s a Close Look At The ID.3, Volkswagen’s Most Important New Car In Many Decades

The all-new compact electric hatchback is available in three different battery and electric motor configurations.

Mercedes SL 73 AMG: Rarer Than A Pagani Zonda And The Coolest R129 Of Them All

If you like 1990s AMGs, this SL 73 is the pick of the decade, packing a healthy 525 HP and being made in no more than 50 examples .

What Is BMW Testing With This M8 Prototype At The Nurburgring?

One possibility is that it’s an even more hardcore variant of the Competition, and another that the rear wing is going to be offered as an M Performance part.

Bugatti CEO Reveals More Track-Focused Chiron Variants Are Coming

Now that it has made a point about its hypercar’s top speed with the 300+, Bugatti will turn its attention to other aspects like power-to-weight ratio and ultimate handling.

Check Out This Frosted Glass Blue Audi R8 Coupe With A Dual-Tone Interior

Adding an Audi Exclusive color to your R8 V10 Coupe will cost you nearly $4k in the States for a matte finish – otherwise, you’re looking at close to $7k.

Ford Sells Its Canvas Vehicle Subscription Service To Fair

Canvas only served a reported 3,800 customers, while Fair’s app-based subscription program has been downloaded more than 3.2 million times.

Ferrari Shall Keep Production Below Demand To Safeguard Its Status

Ferrari say they will always deliver one car less than the market demands in order to maintain their models’ desirability .

Australia’s Jeep Grand Cherokee Upland Edition Is Limited To 44 Units

Jeep’s latest limited-run Grand Cherokee is already available at dealerships Down Under, with prices starting at AUD $61,450.

‘Regular’ Bugatti Chiron Shows Super Sport 300+ It’s Still Real Fast

Watch as this Bugatti Chiron sprints to 226 mph in just one mile.